After Snowden: Expressing Love in a World Without Privacy

Editor’s note: Jennifer Dales has written this piece as a follow up to her piece on facebook and privacy, Facebook privacy is a joke: How Edward Snowden changed my online habits. It used to be that love letters were written on paper, sealed in an envelope and sent through the mail. These letters were private, and… Read More After Snowden: Expressing Love in a World Without Privacy

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Facebook privacy is a joke: How Edward Snowden changed my online habits

Hearing Edward Snowden tell us in detail how our privacy is a joke was the stone that started the landslide. My denial about the impact of my online activities on my privacy and my relationships with others has come to an end. I started changing my online behaviour. I started to feel very angry. I should not have to be censor what I say online to avoid “incriminating” myself.… Read More Facebook privacy is a joke: How Edward Snowden changed my online habits

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Laughing too soon: the joke of online privacy

For the last few years, my routine has been to wake early, make coffee and spend time on social media networks – reading articles, commenting on friend’s photos, discussing my favourite subjects on blogs. By the time  Edward Snowden’s first interview with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras was released, I had embraced social media completely: Facebook,… Read More Laughing too soon: the joke of online privacy

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